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first lady from martha washington-ida mckinley. >> she was not happy her husband had been elected president. she never made it to washington. >> when he resigned, he and his wife and their family moved here to williamsburg. it was here that letitia tyler suffered a stroke. john tyler learned he was elected as vice president of william perry region william henry harrison. it is here that he became 10th president of the united states, so she learned she became the first lady. >> she had another terrible stroke, and her husband goes into morning, and then he meets another young lovely in her 20's. >> i think of her as the madonna of first ladies. she posed as a model at a time that was frowned upon, by all accounts was bewitching. >> there were 90 slaves, and they were her supervision. julia lobbied for her husband, and she supported him tremendously in everything she did. >> untimely death, a secret marriage, and outsize personality are stories of the women we examined tonight. good evening, and welcome to the season series of first ladies. william henry harrison was in office, and
this morning after a nine-day vacation on martha's vineyard. they arrived back at the white house late last night. the president spent most of his vacation out of private view. today he'll hold a private meeting with private vesters to discuss efforts on strengthening the nation's economy. >>> more fallout on the edward snowden nsa leaks case. they detained the partner of the reporter that first revealed the leaks. david miranda was held under schedule 7 of the terrorism act which allows security agencies to stop and question people at boarders. he was released after nine hours of questioning and was not arrested. now to wall street and what is moving the markets on this monday morning. jackie joins us. good morning. >> gas prices, aaa says they are down a penny from last week, but 14 cents from a month ago. the national average for a gallon of regular, now $3.53. one research firm saying internet traffic around the world dropped 40% when google experienced a brief outing on friday evening, and the will the dow rebound from the worst week of the year? or was last week's drop a sign of more
the martha we're all here to talk about, bobby kennedy actually came to the national congress of american indians, a little known fact, probably, in this room. [laughter] that's why i wanted to use this moment to tell it to you. and he made a statement that said he noted the ironny that native people have been denied equal opportunity in the greatest free country in the world. and then he quoted chief joseph of the necessary pierce tribe who said, made the statement in 1877, and he said whenever the white man treats the indian as he treats his own kind, then we will have no more wars. and i actually think that statement, although we probably wouldn't use those same words today, is the thought behind it is reality. the harsh reality that from access to equal education to financial services to affordable housing, um, all of those things create real barriers to our economic abilities of our communities today. so today we're going to join by the right panel of the right folks here with bill and mark lopez and lisa, we're going to have that conversation. so, lisa, i want to start with you. and
. martha stewart and i only share initials. i am not crafty but i am creative. i went and got boxes. >> this is a little bit rocky. >> a little bit what? >> wilty. >> dodgy. i like dodgy. that's good. >> it has a nice homemade feel. >> it's homemade, diy. this is a charging station you can buy. it keeps all of your devices together. >> meredith, thank you so much. >> thanks. >>> coming up next, hollywood game night in the morning. play along. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cause over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or less per serving. just look for the g. boom! that's how nutrition is done, people. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. everybody craves those crazy squares.® [ female announcer ] no other system lets you take your license from state to state. no other system integrates patient care so holistically. places such advanced technology in the hands of practitioners. has the privilege of caring e
thank you so very much -- [inaudible] with the martha went on before and raising questions that project us toward a future. i'd like to just make a comment about several things that you have mentioned. you talk about the collect i use of -- collective use of resources. prior to us pursuing the dream, there were black -- [inaudible] the insurance companies in particular that supported home ownership, invested money into the community. i grew up in a segregated south community where booker t. washington -- [inaudible] sitting on the steps -- this was before i was born be, i'm not quite that old. [laughter] but people from tuskegee came in to educate the black community because people couldn't go to school. black people -- [inaudible] in that part of arkansas, but after 1960 and we saw the dream, the insurance companies went out of business as we got a piece of the rock. now, i don't want to preach, but your point about our psychology, and the gentleman last night talked about less information. when you went to a is segregated black school and you mentioned the churches, the cur catches ta
with communication funding and my question is for martha. when the administration release the specific date on the head start it's got a lot of press very concrete from a reliable source. do you see similar data coming out about the impact on other programs? i know that not every program works as same way and sometimes the data is harder to get at that would be very helpful because that would generate a lot of the press. >> you are right. one of the unique things about head start is a federal to local grantee and the office of head start did something that was extremely helpful to program management as well as public awareness raising which is a few months ago the grantees updated their plans to say exactly what they were doing so we could say how many children would be affected. that's somewhat unique. that being said we do know a lot about what's going on and venus tape i state the reduction in unemployment benefits. we know how many title i $ have been pulled out of the state and those are dollars that flow through the school district and as we have that information in a form that we fee
in the east room before heading off to a summer vacation in martha's vineyard. here on c-span, we will open up our phone lines to get your reaction, your thoughts on what you heard from the president and a couple of ways for you to participate is by phone, of course. you can also post your comments on facebook. we put the question earlier c-span chat is the hash a lot going on including u.s.- russia relations, the implementation of the health care law, and asking questions about the u.s. russian relations that he did not think it was the right thing to do to boycott the 2014 olympics and also spoke earlier about his relationship with vladimir putin. earlier today, secretary of state john kerry and chuck hagel, secretary of defense, meeting in the state department with their counterparts in the russian government. we have video of that and we will show it to you later. let's get to your comments. what did you think of the residence news conference? republican line from pomona, california. two comments. are you really serious that president obama is comparing the efficiency of his administration
underway with deputy spokesman josh earnest at martha's vineyard. there is a portion from earlier today. -- the white house has condemned the violence. >> good morning, everybody. let me take a minute to get settled here. before we get started, i want to read a statement about the violence overnight in egypt. the dates strongly condemns the use of violence against road testers in egypt. we extend their condolences to the families of those who have been killed and two the injured. we have repeatedly called on the egyptian military and security forces to show restraint and for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens just as we urge protesters to demonstrate peacefully. the violence will only make it more difficult to move egypt forward on it path to lasting stability and democracy and runs directly counter to the pledges by the interim government to pursue reconciliation. oppose theongly return to a state of emergency law and call on the government to respect basic human rights such as freedom of peaceful assembly and due process under the law. the world is watching
at the briefing in martha's vineyard where president obama is vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in egypt. we extend our condolences to the family of those who have been killed and injured. we repeatedly called on the egyptian military and security forces to show the strength. and the government respect the universal right of the citizens as we urge protesters to demonstrate peacefully. violence will only make it more difficult to move egypt forward on a lasting stability and democracy. and run the directly counter to the pledges by the interim government to pursue reconciliation. we also strongly oppose a return to a state of emergency law, and call on the government to respect basic human rights such as freedom of peaceful assembly, and due process under the law. the world is watching what is happening in cairo. we urge the government of egypt and of all parties in egypt to refrain from violence and resolve their differences peacefully. .. there is probably 13 to 15 major laws that have spanned the whole 20th century really to the present
martha's vineyard where he and the cancellation of the joint military exercise known as bright star. there have been consequences for the actions taken by the interim government. we are hopeful that -- i would also say this -- there have been consequences for other nations that there are other nations that have raised concern in the region and in europe and other places about the actions taken by the interim egyptian government. this is not something that is only in the interest of the united states. it is in the interest of our partners in the region and it our allies around the world. >> a little three years since the president has signed dodd- frank. one says that about 50% of the deadlines have been missed. what is the president's you on the progress of the law? does the banking industry have too much influence over regulators? >> part of his message is about regulators who have a job description, but he will have a message which is able conveyed to them the sense of urgency that he feels about getting the regulations under wall street reform implemented properly. most important
ramifications of their own ideology that we are. they can go to martha's vineyard and coste del sole and that is ok. .nd the law is very fluid the law is a means to a noble and. if obama is better than us and he really has a better vision, that he does not have to follow the obamacare mandate. or he can give amnesty to 1.7 million illegal aliens because his intent and goals are supposedly better than ours. that is dangerous when you get away from hasselhoff. >> one of the ancient civilizations i find most fascinating is the byzantine empire. they actually preserve western civilization for a good 1000 years. if you go and see the walls in modern-day istanbul, like 20 feet thick, you have to wonder if this country was overrun from the outside or did it crumble from the inside? as a military historian and a general historian as well, what confluence of threats from the outside as well as threats from within, how do you see that at work in our walls of civilization? gregg's every great civilization has enemies, foreign and domestic. how do they become superior to them when they were not
are showing encore presentations of "first ladies" on season one. programs on every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight's program focuses on the life of caroline harrison.  >> caroline scott harrison was born in 1832 where she met benjamin harrison. she grew into an accomplished artist, interested in women's issues. although the harrison presidency has been rated as fairly unsuccessful by some historians, those who tracked first ladies considered carolina harrison as one of the more underrated to serve in this role. we'll learn why in this segment of "first ladies: influence and image" and here to tell us more about the story of carolina harrison, our two guests who now the office well. edie mayo, thanks for coming back. and bill seale, white house historian, has spent his professional career understanding the history of that building. bill and edie are both members of c-span's academic advisory committee for this series. we're going to start with an illustration tonight. the white house itself is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. i think -- >> cer
on their august recess. the president on vacation in martha's vineyard. from boston the republican national committee a short while ago approving a resolution blocking to tv networks from hosting the republican presidential primary debate. the vote affirms the chairman is threat against cnn and nbc unless the networks dropped their plans to air programs about possible democratic presidential contender hillary clinton. the vote at the summer committee meeting in boston was unanimous. and part of the statement that the rnc part of that resolution read the rnc shall, quote, endeavor >>> we were right in my view to fully fund the military since 9/11 but what we did is we deprived the state department and the u.s. agency of international development of funds. and there is other results. an enormous gap between the size and power of the pentagon and the size and power of the state department are illustrated with little like samples from bob gates, who was an outstanding defense for president bush and obama. he gave a brilliant speech years ago. secretary gates, we have more military personnel and
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